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July 19, 2017 4:27 pm

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Gushes About ‘Crazy Jewish Deli Cravings’ During Her Pregnancy

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Actress Laura Prepon. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Actress Laura Prepon — from the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” — revealed to Us Weekly on Monday that during her current pregnancy she has been craving Jewish deli food.

The 37-year-old mom-to-be explained that the desire stems from her childhood visits to a deli with her father whenever he had a break from work. She reminisced to the magazine, “We would get this pastrami on rye sandwich with a Dr. Brown’s black cherry soda. When I was a kid that’s what we would get with my dad. With like mustard and sauerkraut.”

“What’s so funny is I have not eaten that stuff probably since I was a kid with my dad,” she added. “So when I got pregnant all of a sudden I was like, ‘I need a pastrami on rye. I need a Dr. Brown’s black cherry soda. I need mustard and sauerkraut.’ These crazy Jewish deli cravings hit me so hard.”

Prepon, now nine months pregnant, is expecting a girl with her fiance Ben Foster.

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